FACT AND RUMOR.
There will be no lecture in History 12 today.
There was a cut in Freshman Maximum Greek yesterday.
Hartley, '86, has been rowing on the ' Varsity of late.
The freshman examinations will begin in about two weeks.
There were no lectures in real property yesterday in the Law School.
The Graphic says that the March lion is growing fat on spring lamb.
The prospects of '83's tug-of-war team are said to be improving.
The cricket team has begun regular practice in the gymnasium cage.
Prof. Dyer has concluded his course of classical lectures to the freshmen.
There will be a debate at the rooms of the Institute of 1770 tonight at 7.30.
It is reported that Matthew Arnold will lecture in this country next season.
Lilienthal, '83, will probably be unable to pull on the tug-of-war team next Saturday.
Sophomore Theme 4 will be returned to section 1 of Division A today and to Division B.
Rev. E. E. Hale will soon probably make a journey to New Mexico and the Pacific coast.
$1.50 will be given for a reserved seat for the last athletic meeting. Apply at Drury's.
Hon. John A. Hawes of Fairhaven, Mass., a graduate of Harvard in the class of 1845, died on Saturday.
"The Nativity" is the title of Prof. Paine's choral work soon to be produced by the Handel and Haydn Society.
It is rumored that Dr. O. W. Holmes is writing the life of Emerson for the "American Men of Letters" series.
Robert Grant, author of "Confessions of a Frivolous Girl," has written a new novel, called "An Average Man."
The Harvard Union meets tonight in Sever 11 at 7.30. The question for debate is-"Resolved, That the principles of German State Socialism are the true principles for government." Messrs. McIntosh, '84, and Hansen, '85, will be the disputants for the affirmative, and Messrs. W. D. Smith, '84, and Greenough Thayer, '85, for the negative.
All students who intend to make up their German conditions to Mr. Lutz are requested to notify him immediately.
The cricket team has arranged several matches for the spring. A trip to New York and Philadelphia will probably be taken.
William Russell Foster of Portsmouth, N. H., a graduate of Phillips-Exeter Academy and Harvard College, died at his home last Saturday.
Prof. Charles Eliot Norton, says the Herald, having finished editing the Carlyle-Emerson Correspondence, has returned to his important art historical work.
Members of the Co-operative Society are hereby notified that they must present their membership tickets at the time of making a purchase. Nothing will be sold to them without this presentation. This rule will be strictly enforced.
A. A. WATERMAN, Supt.Curtis Guild, Jr., who has been admitted a partner in the firm of Curtis Guild & Co. (Commercial Bulletin) of this city, graduated with high honor at Harvard in 1881, and delivered the class oration. While in college he was on the editorial staff of two of the college newspapers, and is a young man of fine literary attainments as well as business ability. - [Transcript.
Prof. Knapp of Yale College, the editor of classical Spanish writings, and the author recently of a Spanish grammar, will soon issue "Readings in Spanish Literature."